SOCIOECONOMIC JUSTICE IS NEEDED TO GIVE MEANING TO THE LIVES OF YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA.
For about thirty years now, the international community has worked so hard to medically save lives of people afflicted with HIV/AIDS in Africa, however a new problem has arisen: Children born with HIV/AIDS - whose lives have been saved and are guaranteed by antiretroviral medications - are now adults with a fresh set of socioeconomic challenges threatening their own survival. Thankful to be ...Read Full Post »
It is a very tough situation for children born with HIV/AIDS in poor countries. In most cases the parents of such children or at least one of them has passed on due to AIDS. Since the parents are the family's bread winners it implies that the poverty situation of the affected family gets worse with the death (s), as income reduces drastically. Unfortunately, the affected household needs more financial resources to cater for the burials of the dead, and the sickness of the children. Even if me...Read Full Post »